Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Lisa Fthenakis

Lisa Fthenakis is an Archivist with the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art.

This Day in Freer History: May 5, 1906

On this day in 1906, Charles Lang Freer and the Smithsonian Institution agreed to the donation of his art collection and funds for the building of a museum to house it.